Friday the 13th Cast & Crew Who Have Died

by Fettzilla85 | created - 1 month ago | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

A list of names of actors and crew members of the Friday the 13th movie series that have passed away.

1. Sally Anne Golden

Actress | Friday the 13th

Sally Anne Golden was born on July 31, 1910. She was an actress, known for Friday the 13th (1980), Alice, Sweet Alice (1976) and The Wanderers (1979). She died on January 29, 1982 in New York City, New York, USA.

Played Sandy the Diner Waitress in Friday the 13th (1980). She died on January 29, 1982 at age 71.

2. Vernon Washington

Actor | Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

Samuel "Vernon" Washington was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the 8th child of Benjamin and Olive Evans of Dinwiddie County, Virginia and Fredrick, Maryland, respectively. On checking a perpetual Calendar, we learned that Vernon was born on Friday, and according to the nursery rhyme, Friday's child...

Played George in Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985). He died on June 7, 1988 at age 60.

3. Robert Perault

Actor | Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Robert Perault was born on July 31, 1946 in Vailsburg, New Jersey, USA as Robert Perault Insabella. He is known for his work on Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), The Hidden (1987) and All My Children (1970). He died on January 2, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Played a Medic in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984). He died on January 2, 1990 at age 43.

4. Tom McBride

Actor | Friday the 13th: Part 2

Tom McBride was born on October 7, 1952 in Charleston, West Virginia, USA as Thomas Aloysius McBride. He was an actor, known for Friday the 13th: Part 2 (1981), Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985) and White Lies (1997). He died on September 24, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA.

Played Mark in Friday the 13th: Part 2 (1981). He died on September 24, 1995 from complications of AIDS at age 42.

5. Mark Venturini

Actor | The Return of the Living Dead

Mark Venturini was born on January 10, 1961 in Illinois, USA as Marco D. Venturini. He was an actor, known for The Return of the Living Dead (1985), Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985) and Best Seller (1987). He died on February 14, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Played Victor Faden in Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985). He died on February 14, 1996 from leukemia at age 35.

6. Rex Everhart

Actor | Friday the 13th

Rex Everhart was born on June 13, 1920 in Watseka, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Friday the 13th (1980), Beauty and the Beast (1991) and Superman (1978). He was married to Claire Richard. He died on March 13, 2000 in Branford, Connecticut, USA.

Played Rex the truck driver in Friday the 13th (1980). He died on March 13, 2000 from lung cancer at age 79.

7. Antony Ponzini

Actor | Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Antony Ponzini was born on June 1, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), One Life to Live (1968) and Hardbodies (1984). He died on December 30, 2002 in Moosup, Connecticut, USA.

Played Vincent the paramedic in Friday the 13th: Part III (1982). He died on December 30, 2002 at age 69.

8. Walt Gorney

Actor | Friday the 13th

Character actor Walt Gorney was born on April 12, 1912 in Vienna, Austria. He came to the United States when he was ten years old and lived with his family in Massachusetts. He had at least three younger sisters. In 1946, Gorney moved to an apartment in Greenwich Village in New York City. Walt ...

Played Crazy Ralph in Friday the 13th (1980) and Friday the 13th: Part 2 (1981). He died on March 5, 2004 from natural causes at age 91.

9. David Wiley

Actor | Friday the 13th: Part III

David Wiley was born on July 26, 1929 in Portsmouth, Ohio, USA as Clem David Wiechman. He was an actor, known for Friday the 13th: Part III (1982), Jagged Edge (1985) and Society (1989). He died on February 5, 2007 in Northridge, California, USA.

Played Abel in Friday the 13th: Part III (1982). He died on February 5, 2007 from cancer at age 77.

10. Steve Susskind

Actor | Monsters, Inc.

Steve Susskind was born on October 3, 1942 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA as Steven R. Susskind. He is known for his work on Monsters, Inc. (2001), Friday the 13th: Part III (1982) and Sea of Love (1989). He was married to Ann Patricia Walker. He died on January 21, 2005 in Tujunga, California,...

Played Howard in Friday the 13th: Part III (1982). He died on January 21, 2005 in an automobile accident at age 62.

11. Perla Walter

Actress | Friday the 13th: Part III

Perla Walter was born on January 24, 1933 in Nueva Gerona, Isla de Pinos, Cuba as Pearl Alma Watler. She was an actress, known for Friday the 13th: Part III (1982), Savage Streets (1984) and Hill Street Blues (1981). She died on May 19, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Played Mrs. Sanchez (Vera's mother) in Friday the 13th: Part III (1982). She died on May 19, 2007 at age 74.

12. Ric Mancini

Actor | Ghostbusters

Ric Mancini was born on April 16, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA as Enrico P. Mancini. He was an actor, known for Ghostbusters (1984), Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985) and Ed Wood (1994). He was married to Marilyn Chris. He died on May 26, 2006 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.

Played Mayor Cobb in Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985). He died on May 26, 2006 at age 73.

13. Abigail Shelton

Actress | Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Abigail Shelton was born on May 3, 1932 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA as Abigail Compton. She was an actress, known for Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), 8 Million Ways to Die (1986) and Police Story (1973). She was married to William S. Baker and John T. Kelley. She died on December 11,...

Played a Woman in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984). She died on December 11, 2006 at age 74.

14. Laurie Bartram

Actress | Friday the 13th

Laurie Bartram was born on May 16, 1958 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Laurie Lee Bartram. She was an actress, known for Friday the 13th (1980), Emergency! (1972) and Another World (1964). She was married to Gregory McCauley. She died on May 25, 2007 in Lynchburg, Virginia, USA.

Played Brenda in Friday the 13th (1980). She died on May 25, 2007 from pancreatic cancer at age 49.

15. Susan Jennifer Sullivan

Actress | Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

Susan Jennifer Sullivan is an actress, known for Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988), Click: The Calendar Girl Killer (1990) and Charles in Charge (1984). She was previously married to Ed K. Taylor.

4Played Melissa Paur in Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988). She died on August 10, 2009 at age 46.

16. Alex Green

Stunts | Shanghai Noon

Alex Green was born on January 19, 1942 in Australia. He is known for his work on Shanghai Noon (2000), Paycheck (2003) and The Edge (1997). He died on July 20, 2010 in British Columbia, Canada.

Played Frisell (Glowing Raver) in Freddy vs. Jason (2003). He died on July 20, 2010 from liver cancer at age 68.

17. James Isaac

Director | Jason X

James Isaac was born on June 5, 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is known for his work on Jason X (2001), Pig Hunt (2008) and Enemy Mine (1985). He was married to Harriet Isaac. He died on May 6, 2012 in Sausalito, California.

Director of Jason X (2001) died on May 6, 2012 from multiple myeloma at age 51.

18. Ron Palillo

Actor | Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

At 14, Ron Palillo (born Ronald Gabriel Paolillo) started his own summer theater in Cheshire, Connecticut. His parents, Gabriel and Carmel Paolillo, were surprised when the summer theater actually made money. After graduating from high school, Ron went to the University of Connecticut at Storrs, ...

Best known for playing Arnold Horshack in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975), he played Alan Hawes in Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986). He died on August 14, 2012 from a heart attack at age 63.

19. Richard Brooker

Actor | Friday the 13th: Part III

Discovered by a casting magazine "Dramalogue" for the role of mindless killer Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th: Part III (1982), Richard Brooker also gained the role of Oghris in "Deathstalker" (1983). It was the only acting experience of Brooker, who later start creating completely a different ...

Played Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th: Part III (1982). He died on April 8, 2013 from a heart attack at age 58.

20. Betsy Palmer

Actress | Friday the 13th

Betsy Palmer was probably best known for playing Jason Voorhees' mother in the horror film Friday the 13th (1980), but her career as an actress began many years before.

Palmer was born Patricia Betsy Hrunek in East Chicago, Indiana, to Marie (née Love), who launched the Chicago Business College, and...

Played the killer Mrs. Pamela Voorhees in the original Friday the 13th (1980). She died on May 29, 2015 from natural causes at age 88.

21. Steve Dash

Stunts | Nine 1/2 Weeks

Steve Dash was born on March 14, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA as Steve Daskewisz. He is known for his work on 9½ Weeks (1986), Friday the 13th: Part 2 (1981) and Equalizer 2000 (1987). He was married to Loretta Fountain. He died on December 18, 2018 in Florida, USA.

Did the stunt double as Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th: Part 2 (1981). He died on December 18, 2018 from complications of diabetes at age 74.

22. John Carl Buechler

Special_effects | Hatchet

When he ran the make-up effects department at New World Pictures, Roger Corman called him "...the best in the business..." John Carl Buechler was born in Belleville, Illinois. An actor, writer, producer, director, special effects artist, he has always been in love with filmmaking. He was the first ...

Director of Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988). He died on March 18, 2019 from prostate cancer at age 66.



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